The Dullstroom Dams are, historically, what made Dullstroom South Africa’s most popular¬†fly-fishing destination. Being some of the larger fly-fishing waters in Mpumalanga, the beauty of the experience is the variety of environments in and around the dam. These include deep open waters, rocky cliffs, slowly and quickly deepening waters, reeded and clear embankments. This is also the reason regional, national and international trials and competitions are regularly held here.

Permits are available at reception and also at the guard-house of Oak Lane estate. Call 061 762 3209 for further info. The same permit is valid for both the bottom and top dam.

We offer tuition for beginners through to intermediate fishermen. Call 061 762 3209 to enquire about a package, taylor made to your requirements.

The top dam is perfect for bank fishing, wading, float-tubing and for non-powered craft.

The dams are stocked regularly but also have fighting fit monsters that have been in the dam for ages.

The Upper dam is situated in the park through the main gate at Dullstroom on the Dam.

Fly-fishing permits are available at R150 per person. Children under the age of 18, fishing with an adult, are not charged.

Weekend stay permits are available at R250 for entire stay at Dullstroom on the Dam

Non-propelled watercraft are allowed at R50 per craft per day and kept fish are charged at R150/kg

Rod hire: R100 per rod

The Lower Dam is accessed through the main gate of the Oak Lane Estate where you will be asked to sign in. As mentioned above, permits are also available at this gate.

LOWER DAM: Catch and release only



R500 fine